ways you can help

Here are some simple and easy steps that you and your family can make to heal and protect Earth.


  • Take shorter showers and turn off the water when brushing your teeth.
  • Install a water filter on your faucet instead of buying bottled water.
  • Replace burned out incandescent light bulbs with energy-efficient fluorescent bulbs.
  • Turn off lights and unplug electronics not in use.
  • Carpool with friends to activities. Make riding the bus a cool thing to do.
  • Compost food scraps and yard waste.
  • Wear a sweater and reduce the thermostat.
  • Close shades and blinds at night.


  • Take a reusable bag to the store to carry the items you buy.
  • Transport water to drink in a safe eco-friendly reusable bottle.
  • Wash and reuse any disposables like plactic cups, plates, and utensils.
  • Before purchasing something new check yard sales, classifieds, resale, and charitable outlets to see if they have what you need first.


  • Recycle cans, bottles, plastic and paper.
  • Start a recycling program at home, school, church or other places that need them.
  • Use recycled products.